Ji Eun, A True Leader with a Servant's Heart
Earlier this month, we bid farewell to the YCIS Beijing’s Class of 2020 during a much anticipated graduation ceremony where students were handed awards of excellence in a variety of subjects. One such student was Korean born Ji Eun Chang. The 17 year old was awarded the Madam Tsang Chor-hang Award, named after our Founders, which recognises students who have contributed the most to Yew Chung ethos over the past 12 months.
The Multifaceted Tiger Qian
Macau born Tiger Qian has been a YCIS Beijing Scorpion since 2006 when he arrived in K2 and is currently in Year 11. Throughout the time he has spent at the Yew Chung International School of Beijing the values and principles we strive to instill in our students are reflected in what he has become – a well-rounded individual with unique talents in sports and arts, and has used his skills to serve his community and for the betterment of the world around him through various charitable contributions .
Catherine Chu, Yew Chung's True Ambassador
Every year, the Yew Chung International School of Beijing awards scholarships to students who demonstrate excellence in different areas including academics, the arts, sports and community service. However, for the first time this year the Madam Tsang-Chor Hang award, named after Yew Chung’ Founder, was awarded to one student who embodied “all of the values that align with our YCIS Mission, Principles and Practices.", this is according to Farah Sun, YCIS Beijing’s Vice Principal, Head of Secondary.
Sydney Lee is Headed to Columbia University
We had the opportunity to be in conversation with Year 13 student, Sydney Lee who took time from her busy schedule to chat to us about her school career, especially now that she is headed to one of the most prestigious higher education institutions in the world, Columbia University to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree.
Achieving Fluency for Mainstream English
Shen Annie (Xiaoyi) joined the Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s English Intensive Programme (EIP) in August when she became a member of our community after having attended one of the university-affiliated high schools in Beijing for some time. YCIS Beijing’s English Intensive Programme seeks to provide high level of support for students with different language skills to ensure that they thrive not only in the English language itself but other subjects as well.
A Star Leading to Victory
The Yew Chung International School of Beijing volleyball teams began the season to an amazing streak of wins against some of Beijing’s well known international schools. These results reflect how determination and team spirit can help achieve great results.
Touching base with Emily Lau
One of the many things we appreciate about studying at Yew Chung International School of Beijing is the exposure to different cultures and the opportunities studying in an international school provides. One of those is having access to multiple University destinations abroad.
Bidding farewell to Chloe
After spending an activity filled three and a half years at Yew Chung International School of Beijing, Chloe Sandifer-Stech dedicated the last academic semester engrossing herself in the Beijing life with the friends she made as they were all preparing to disperse across the world for their undergraduate studies. Below is a conversation we had about her high school experience, highlights and some of the lessons she learned before she headed to study at Furman University where she will pursue a degree in Earth and Environmental Science.
From Setback to Triumph: Deborah Qu, YCIS Beijing Valedictorian
In June, at Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) all thoughts are turning towards graduation and beyond. So it’s only fitting that we profile our valedictorian and previous student blog contributor Deborah Qu. Deborah sat down with us to discuss her incredible achievement, her time at our school and share a bit of sound advice for young scholars.